If you walk your dog daily in Staten Island, you will need some warm, dry outerwear for winter weather which can be cool and wet. Summers are hot and humid and cooler clothing and water supplies are a necessity on long trips with your pup.
The neighborhood mostly features flat terrain with some gentle inclines that are not hard to navigate for most pedestrians and their pups. The Staten Island Zoo is located here and there are several small cemeteries, playgrounds, and a medical center in the area. Several churches and homes in West Brighton are listed on the National Register of Historic Places. The area is busy with plenty of traffic from residents and visitors accessing landmarks and commercial areas, so be cautious crossing busy intersections in his neighborhood.
Cloves Lake Park is located just southwest of the community and this natural park has two designated off-leash areas for dogs to romp including an area near Royal Oak Road and Rice Avenue. These off-leash areas are not enclosed and your dog should have good off-leash recall and socialization to enjoy this type of free play. This park also has plenty of meandering greenways and natural areas where your dog should remain on a leash.